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Third Coast Old Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Third Coast Old AleThird Coast Old Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,927 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,927
Reviews: 963
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 192
Gots: 258 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
From Bell's website:
"Third Coast Old Ale is a cellerable American-style barleywine that has notes of dried fruit and caramel embedded in a rich malt background that will grow more complex over time."

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-28-2002)
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Tasted On: 07-02-2014
Freshness: Bottled by 09-19-2013
Packaging: 12 oz. brown bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Tulip
Purchased: Received in a trade

Appearance has a murky reddish-brown beer with a small tan head. Retention and lacing are low.

Smells are of rich malts, brown bread, caramel, chocolate, molasses and dark fruits.

The taste has notes of oak, vanilla and molasses, plus woody hop character. It also has a tannic quality that adds some acidity and bitterness.

Mouthfeel has a lively carbonation and a medium body. The finish has flavors of dark fruit sweetness and more of the tannins that adds acidity.

Overall a nice nightcap of a beer but the tannins were a negative.

Serving type: bottle

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Third Coast Old Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
92 out of 100 based on 1,927 ratings.